LightDM-Locker: Lock root Session / Screen Locker for Ubuntu 13.10

Hello All,

I am working on Ubuntu 13.10 and It is just a Fantastic Experience, will not talk much about Ubuntu 13.10 as this Post is for Locking Root screen in Ubuntu.

I have already shared a How to for Locking root screen in Ubuntu / Red Hat / Fedora with xlockmore but when i tried the same it is saying me that xlockmore is no more available, So Simplest way to lock screen i have started find for alternative of xlockmore and I got a very nice alternative of xlockmore in fact it is very good thn Xlock more ! but remember this alternative i have found is only for Ubuntu and it is only for LightDM !

Locked_Screen

Please perform following steps to Install root Screen locker on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

I have performed this Procedure from root user, You need to be root or user with sudo rights for Installing and Adding repositories :-

1. Check LightDM Version :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# lightdm --version

if you have 1.7.5-1.7.9 version, please don’t install it.

2. If you have latest version then above You can now proceed further and Add repository :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:light-locker/release

3. Once you are done with adding repository, Update repositories database :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# apt-get update

4. Now It’s time to Install LightDM-Locker :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# apt-get install light-locker

5. Once Light Locker Installation gets finished, You can Now Lock your screen with Root.

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# light-locker-command -l

6. To make it more simpler, You can create a Keyboard Shortcut to Lock the Screen Immediately .

Hope this helps you all.

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Howto: Change Default User Session | Ubuntu 2D | Ubuntu 12.10 | Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin | Login Session | Desktop Environment

Hello,

I hope you like my previous two posts, Some comments are very good to see and some comments from root protectors but that is also good as they feel that it is best. Everybody has rights to say but its upon them to accept it or not.

Anyways, Today I am going to share one more how to which will helps you to change Default Login Session or We can Say Default Desktop Environment.

In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin, It is very easy to change Desktop Environment, Just One Command and Done.

To Change Default User Login Session please follow the procedure and Your Default Login Session will change Permanently.

I am showing the way to change user session for Below Most Popular Environments :-

1. Gnome Classic

2. Gnome Classic ( No Effects )

3. Ubuntu ( Unity )

4. Ubuntu 2D ( Unity )

DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK.

1. You need to be root or sudo user which has rights to execute “lightdm-set-defaults” command.
Sudo enabled Users can execute following command with sudo at starting of command.

==> To Set User Session to Gnome Classic, Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-classic
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

==> To Set User Session to Gnome Classic with No Effects, Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-fallback
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

==> To Set User Session to Ubuntu ( Unity ), Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s ubuntu
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

==> To Set User Session to Ubuntu 2D ( Unity ), Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s ubuntu2d
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

If you have installed More Login Sessions then you can see all available sessions’ list from /usr/share/xsessions/ and Use above commands to set User Session and Restart lightdm service.

I hope this will helps you all.

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